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PSC

The Polish Sejm Corpus / Polski Korpus Sejmowy

The Polish Sejm Corpus (PSC) is a large (300M-segment) collection of documents (stenographic transcripts, interpellations and questions) of Polish Sejm sittings from 1-8 terms of office.

The first edition of the PSC was prepared in October 2011 and was co-funded by project CESAR. The update of the resource with newer data was co-funded by CLARIN-PL infrastructure.

The Sejm Corpus was recently included in the Polish Parliamentary Corpus.

Corpus data

The corpus contain transcripts of Sejm sessions saved in TEI P5 format compatible with the annotation used by the National Corpus of Polish. The resource contains automatically created annotation of:

  • utterance-level segmentation,
  • tokenization,
  • lemmatization,
  • disambiguated morphosyntactic description,
  • syntactic words,
  • syntactic groups,
  • named entities.

Single package

Divided by term and document type

Term

Years

Sittings

Interpellations and questions

1

1991–93

1.0 GB

2

1993–97

2.6 GB

3

1997–2001

2.9 GB

1.7 GB

4

2001–05

3.4 GB

2.4 GB

5

2005–07

1.4 GB

2.0 GB

6

2007–11

3.2 GB

4.8 GB

7

2011–15

2.7 GB

8.0 GB

8

2015–

0.7 GB

1.1 GB

Publications

List of publications

Maciej Ogrodniczuk. The Polish Sejm Corpus. In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2012, pages 2219–2223, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012. ELRA.

Searching the corpus

Online search of the corpus is available at http://sejm.nlp.ipipan.waw.pl/. You can also use the Poliqarp image of the corpus: http://sejm.nlp.ipipan.waw.pl/static/PSC_poliqarp.tar.gz (826 MB).